22-29 July 2015
Europe/Vienna timezone

Measurement of Vector boson + heavy flavor jet production rates by D0

Jul 23, 2015, 11:30 AM


talk QCD and Hadronic Physics QCD and Hadronic Physics


Darren Price (University of Manchester (GB))


We present recent results on heavy flavor jet production in association with weak vector bosons using proton-antiproton collision data collected with the D0 detector at center of mass energy of 1.96 TeV. Studies of these processes provide tests of perturbative QCD predictions and non-perturbative effects. They are also important backgrounds to many precision SM measurements as well as searches for new physics. Measurements of W+b/c-jet production cross-sections and the ratio of cross-sections, $\sigma$(Z+2b-jet)/$\sigma$(Z+2jets), are presented.

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